IBM Skills Network

Some of the world's most successful companies trust Skills Network to upskill their employees.

Calling all creators, bloggers, authors and educators

Skills Network is a community of top-notch content creators, authors, educators who are helping the world learn cutting edge technologies, one project at a time.

Just bring your skills. We give you the tools to create and teach.

Get noticed by IBM's biggest customers.

“The best part of creating courses and guided projects is the connections I’ve made from learners who reached out to me after completing them. Seeing your impact first hand is immensely rewarding.”

David Pasternak, Data Scientist
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Looking to upskill your organization?

Technology is at the heart of every successful business. You need a workforce equipped with deep skills in the latest technologies, and you need an engaged workforce.

Skills Network gives you that edge.

We help your team get started with structured learning paths that draw from a rich catalog of courses and guided projects. Engage your employees with internal hackathons and competitions, virtual meetings, and more.

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... and for Education Organizations

Keeping up with technology is hard. Put your institution ahead of the pack by teaching the latest trending technologies. Help your students build their careers -- not just get a degree.

If your business is teaching online or in-person, or if you are a college, IBM Skills Network will give you access to a diverse and growing catalog of courses and hands-on projects in emerging technologies.

Build an engaging, modern curriculum today!

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What is Skills Network?

We provide a fully featured solution for educators, learners and industry leaders to build and grow skills. The Skills Network ecosystem provides you with...

State of the Art LMS

As a company or university, when you sign up for a Portal, you get a modern, powerful, fully featured Learning Management System (LMS) operated by us.

Complex Skills, Made Easy

As a learner, we make it a breeze for you to get hands-on with the latest technologies. Do it all from your browser; from development to deployment.

Powerful Authoring Tools

As an author, we make it easy to share your expertise with the world, amplify your influence, and be noticed by industry leaders.

Enterprise Level Security

Leave security to us. As an IBM initiative, we always follow industry standard security guidelines. Every portal comes with its own database. That means no multi-tenancy.

Many Tools at the Click of a Button

Our online suite includes JupyterLab, RStudio, Computer Vision tools, Watson, Kubernetes, OpenShift, and more. No need to waste time installing and configuring software.

Access to a Global Audience

With access to 7M+ learners, don't limit yourself. Reach a global audience of professionals and emerging talent when you create content on Skills Network.

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By the Numbers

Skills Network is growing

Every day we grow our network of learners, authors and partnerships. See some key numbers below.

150+Companies use Skills Network Portals to upskill their employees.

7M+Learners enrolled in our courses and guided projects.

10M+Labs launched by learners for hands-on learning in their browser every year.

250+Courses and Guided Projects to choose from out of the box.